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was the victim of an acid attack now admits that it was self-inflicted. >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals the world's smallest cow. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging up the blownout well behind the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. for more on that, we go to kristin dahlgren, live in louisiana with more. ood morning. >> good morning to you, lynn. day 150 and that relief well that they started drilling shortly after this a started has finally intersected with the mccondo well some 2 1/2 miles below the floor of the gulf. admiral thad allen said that the two wells were connected and that the next step was to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanely seal it off. obviously, great news for people in this area, but really just one step in their recovery. oil ctinues to wash ashore. and this
the superdome twice. guinness is expected to determine soon whether that qualifies as the largest king cake. >>> now here is bill karins with the weather channel forecast. >> good morning, amara. have you ever had that before? >> i haven. but it looks like a great breakfast for me. i love sweets in the morning. >> i'll have to look that up. as far as yesterday went in the south, incrediblyhot. huntsville, alabama region had their 100th 90-degree day of the candar year. philadelphia, you broke your record yesterday for the most 90-degree days in one year. the heat this summer has been incredible and it's going to continue as we go throughout the day today. as far as the forecast goes, it looks like we're going to see the cooler air coming down from the north. billings at 44 there. that's a sign of thingsto come. as of now, we have the cooler air and warmer air hitting it and that's where we're getting the heavy rain. thre's a lot of it outside of denver and into colorado. this area of low pressure is going to be an area of possible flooding ins, especially up there in minnesota and wisconsin
. >>> and in new york, guinness world record promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date with one of its biggest and smallest stars. bobo needed a boost to meet george, the smallest and tllest dogs in the world to make th connection. >>> now for a look at your national and local weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> there was a lot of drama when they were rescuing that animal. >> i know. it w amazing. >> eventually, they got over the hump, though. >> really, bill? you're going to start out the morning with a bad joke? >> that's how wee doing it. we had karl out there yesterday and now it's t into the gulf of mexic this one is steered more or less back towards mexico for a second landfall as we go through friday night. here is the forecast track. tropical storm at the current time karl, it could become a hurricane as we go probably into friday. so a little bit of intensifying here. but it shouldn't be too vastating of a storm for our friend down south. the other storm out there is igor not only is it strong, but it's a monster storm. it's very, very large. this storm i
. guinness hasn't weighed in yet. >>> now for a look at your national and regional wlr, here is bill karins with your national and regional forecast. >> we're looking forward to the weekend. we are dealing with a tropical storm out there. a lot of people wondering will this ever affect the united states. it's possible. but it would at least be 7 to 10 days from now. this is tropical storm matthew. you notice it heads up to here to belize and affects the yucan areas from cancun through southern mexico into tuesday. so we've got a -- this is going to be a very slow moving storm through upcoming weekend. after this point, it's unsure if it would move into the gulf or dissipate over land here. that's tropical storm matthew. the big story here in the states has been the heat. it was 90 degree heat. you can see it from dallas almost to chicago. d.c. was 93 yesterday. everywhere in red, the whole southeast and tennessee valley was in the 90s yesterday and today is going to be just as warm because that front shedding through st. louis and chicago. we have at least one more warm day before the coole
, a meeting between two guinness world recor holders turns into one of the ranger photo-ops ever. the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the world's shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly, both record holders are from turkey. the two met at the launch of the latest edition of the guinss book. two very different people with a lot in common. >>> and that's "news 4 midday." thank you for joining us this morning. be sure to come back and join news 4 beginning at 4:00, 5:00, d 6:00 later today for the latest on this day's news. >>> we'll be back tomorrow morning at 11:00 with "news 4 idday." until then, have a great day and we'll see you later ts afternoon. activia is better than ever! isn't this the yogurt hey, you guys. want to try'? that, you know... helps regulate your digestive system. helpooh, i think i'll pass. no, no, no! trust me. it is beyond tasty. mmm! wow! i can't believe it, i love it! mmm, this iseally od! new best tasting activia ever! ♪ activia now you can join the fight against breast cancer every time you enjoy an activia. give hope with every cup of activia.
pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a >>> good morning. fresh and cool start for this labor day here around the washington region. we have temperatures in the suburbs just near 60. mid-60s in washington and right near the bay. but elsewhere, it's in the 50s throughout much of maryland and virginia. west virginia, still many locations in the 40s. highs, though, should climb into the low and mid-80s throughout much of the region. cooler in the mountains. lots of sun with low humidity today. sunny tomorrow, not too humid, but a little bit hotter. and a little bit hotter as well on wednesday. >>> natalie, back to you. >> all right, thank you, stephanie. they've been here since 4:00 this morning. thanks, guys. good job, girls. still to come, we're going to visit how pets are not just tolerated, they'r
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